Baltimore Sun crime: Police and court news from Baltimore, the suburbs and beyond
Baltimore Sun crime: Police and court news from Baltimore, the suburbs and beyond
Man fatally stabbed, two shot in Baltimore

Man fatally stabbed, two shot in Baltimore

A man was fatally stabbed in North Baltimore late Tuesday night while a woman was shot in the leg in a robbery attempt on the edge of the Charles Village neighborhood early Wednesday morning, police said.

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15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Dundalk

15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Dundalk

A 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in Dundalk on Monday night, and another 15-year-old boy is expected to be charged in the killing, Baltimore County police said Wednesday.

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Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City

Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City

Two Ocean City men have been charged in the death of a Pennsylvania man at the popular tourist destination this weekend, police said.

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Man shot in arm in Reisterstown Station

Man shot in arm in Reisterstown Station

A man was shot in the arm in the Reisterstown Station section of Northwest Baltimore Tuesday night, police said.

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Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station

Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station

An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was fatally shot inside of a Baltimore Police district station died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, prosecutors said.

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Cab driver shot in the head in Northeast Baltimore

Cab driver shot in the head in Northeast Baltimore

A 43-year-old cab driver was found shot in the head early Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore, police said.

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Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured

Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured

A 74-year-old man has been charged in a hit and run crash in Stevenson that left two bicyclists severely injured, Baltimore County police said.

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2 injured in aggravated assault with BB gun in Harlem Park alley

2 injured in aggravated assault with BB gun in Harlem Park alley

Two men were injured by a BB gun in an aggravated assault in a West Baltimore alley Monday, police said.

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Robbers with 'Rambo-style' knife take man's pants near Meyerhoff

Robbers with 'Rambo-style' knife take man's pants near Meyerhoff

Robbers wielding a "Rambo-style" knife stole a man's pants and shoes in an attack Friday night near the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, according to a police report. 

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FBI assists in search for two teens missing from Elkton

FBI assists in search for two teens missing from Elkton

Two male teenagers who disappeared from the Elkton area under suspicious circumstances last week remain missing, and the FBI is now offering a $5,000 reward for tips in the search.

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Two suspects charged in machete attack near Dundalk

Two suspects charged in machete attack near Dundalk

Two suspects have been charged in a violent machete attack in Edgemere Friday that left one man severely injured, Baltimore County police said.

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Longtime Baltimore Police union president to step down, return to streets

Longtime Baltimore Police union president to step down, return to streets

The president of the Baltimore Police union for the past six years has announced he will not seek another term. 

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Two people are killed after attack inside Rosedale home

Two people are killed after attack inside Rosedale home

Two people have died after being attacked inside a home early Monday in Rosedale, Baltimore County police said.

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Baltimore County police searching for missing 15-year-old

Baltimore County police searching for missing 15-year-old

Baltimore County police are searching for a 15-year-old Reisterstown girl who went missing last month.

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Crime Scene - The Angel of Reservoir Hill

Crime Scene - The Angel of Reservoir Hill

In this week's Crime Scene, Matt Jablow takes you back to 1988.  On February 2 of that year, 11-year-old Latanya Wallace walked a few short blocks from her Reservoir Hill home to a library.  That was the last place she was seen alive.  Two days later, her body was found in a nearby alley.

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More police departments considering the use of drones

More police departments considering the use of drones 

Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.

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Pennsylvania man dies after assault in Ocean City

Pennsylvania man dies after assault in Ocean City

A Pennsylvania man died after he was assaulted early Sunday in Ocean City, police said.

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Victim identified after body is found in bags in Laurel

Victim identified after body is found in bags in Laurel

Prince George's County police are investigating a murder after officers found body parts in bags Sunday at an apartment complex in Laurel.

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Two men are killed Sunday in Baltimore

Two men are killed Sunday in Baltimore

Two men were killed in separate incidents early Sunday, Baltimore police said.

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Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting 

As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood, prompting a police response that led to an accident and left several people injured.

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Baltimore police arrest man accused of setting his roommate on fire

Baltimore police arrest man accused of setting his roommate on fire

Baltimore police charged the roommate of a man who was beaten and set on fire in connection with the grisly murder earlier this week.

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Man's arm 'severely injured' after machete attack near Dundalk

Man's arm 'severely injured' after machete attack near Dundalk

A man was cut with a machete in Edgemere and another shot after being robbed in Dundalk on Friday, Baltimore County police said.

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Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear

Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear 

Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear including "riot type" shotguns, M16 assault rifles and an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month.

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Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police

Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police

Howard County police shot and killed a man they said was suicidal and confronted them with a knife Saturday morning, the second such incident this week in the county.

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Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data

Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data 

Prosecutors had no eyewitness tying Eric Jordan to a pair of armed robberies at Baltimore fast-food restaurants. But they didn't need one to win a conviction — radio waves darting from his cellphone had silently betrayed him.

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14-year-old boy shot near Pimlico amid spike in youth homicides

14-year-old boy shot near Pimlico amid spike in youth homicides 

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the back near the Pimlico Race Track on Friday night, following a spike in youths killed this week.

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Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month.

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Man dies after being beaten and set on fire in Northeast Baltimore

Man dies after being beaten and set on fire in Northeast Baltimore

Two men were killed and two others wounded in separate incidents in Baltimore late Thursday and Friday. One of the victims died after being beaten and set on fire.

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Victim of attack in Federal Hill receives support from Catonsville community

Victim of attack in Federal Hill receives support from Catonsville community

When Sal Schittino Jr., 24, was attacked and robbed by a group of teens on mopeds Sunday, it was a shock to his family, who live in Catonsville and own Scittino's Italian Marketplace on Edmondson Avenue.

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Man hit with rock in Otterbein robbery try, suspect charged

Man hit with rock in Otterbein robbery try, suspect charged

Baltimore Police have made an arrest in a Thursday night attack in Otterbein in which a man was struck by a rock during an attempted robbery. 

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Bicyclists injured in early morning hit and run

Bicyclists injured in early morning hit and run

Two bicyclists suffered serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in Stevenson early Friday morning, Baltimore County police said.

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Maryland senior citizens defrauded out of $1.1 million in dating scams

Maryland senior citizens defrauded out of $1.1 million in dating scams

Authorities say a Montgomery County man defrauded several senior citizens of thousands of dollars using online dating sites.

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ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


Justin Fenton, who joined The Sun in 2005, has covered the Baltimore Police Department since 2008. His work includes an investigation into Cal Ripken Jr.'s minor league baseball stadium deal with his hometown of Aberdeen and a three-part series chronicling a ruthless con woman.

Justin George joined the Sun in 2012. He grew up in Littleton, Colo., and attended Columbine High School before graduating from the University of Colorado. Before The Sun, he worked at the Tampa Bay Times, where he covered Hurricane Katrina and a sex abuse investigation into a group home.

Ian Duncan covers the Baltimore courts and Federal courts in Maryland. He covered the federal indictment of Black Guerrilla Family gang members at the Baltimore jail, reported from the Supreme Court on Maryland's DNA laws and has examined prosecutors' changing attitudes toward marijuana. He previously covered Congress as a Los Angeles Times intern and he grew up in Birmingham, UK.

Jessica Anderson started at The Sun in March 2010, writing about a little bit of everything as the night rewrite reporter. She now covers Baltimore County police and courts and has led coverage of an officer's indictment in the death of a Randallstown teenager.

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